The BCYF Flaherty Swimming Pool and all community center buildings will be closed on Tuesday March 13 due to impending severe weather.
Due to the Nor'easter storm, the Flaherty Pool will operate under an "adverse weather" schedule, meaning it will not open to the public until 7:30 AM on Thursday, Match 8.
City of Boston schools are closed on Thursday.
BCYF Community Centers (not pools) will open at 7:30 AM and offer emergency drop-in child care for those parents who may need it. Please call your local BCYF center for more info and to determine if they will be offering coverage.
City of Boston Community Centers and Swimming Pools will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018, in observance of Presidents Day
Free Water Safety Classes
Be Safe And Confident Around Water
Feb 21 - 23, 2018 At The BCYF Flaherty Pool
In their continued effort to provide child safety programs to our communities, Boston Centers for Youth & Families is offering FREE Water Safety Classes for youth 4-12 years old!
Classes Held During February Vacation Week
Registration: Ongoing now through Feb 16, 2018.
*( Note: These are Water Safety classes and should not be confused with more-formal swimming lessons. For registration and availability for swimming lessons please see one of the trainer-lifeguards at the Flaherty Pool. Youth and adult lessons are available.)
BCYF Flaherty Pool Lifeguard Institute
The BCYF Flaherty Pool will be offering an American Red Cross Life-guarding Module beginning February 20, 2018.
The purpose of this course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over at aquatic facilities and traditional pools.
Applicants must complete all class sessions, perform all skills proficiently, in-water scenario test and pass written test
Applicants must complete in-water evaluation before 2/16/18.
Registration: Ongoing through - 2/16/2018, call 617-635-5181 to register.
Cost: 16-17 years, certification fee of $35.00.
18+ years, training and certification fee $135.00
Dates/Time: 2/20/2018- 2/24/2018
Tuesday-Friday: 12-8:00 pm
Saturday: 11-2:00 pm
Location: Flaherty Pool, 160 Florence St., Roslindale Ma, 02131
Age Requirement: 16 years and older Class Limit: 10 participants.